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Endpoint:
flash point of flammable liquids
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
Study initiation date: 24 June 2009 Study completion date: 12 October 2009
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
guideline study
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
ISO 13736:1997 (Petroleum products and other liquids - Determination of flash point - Abel closed cup method)
Version / remarks:
1997
Deviations:
no
Qualifier:
according to guideline
Guideline:
EU Method A.9 (Flash-Point)
Version / remarks:
Directive 92/69/EEC, Official Journal L 383 A 1992
Deviations:
no
GLP compliance:
yes
Type of method:
closed cup
Flash point apparatus:
Abel apparatus
Dynamic viscosity of test material:
Viscosity (ASTM D 445): 0.5066 mPa s (dynamic) at 20°C
Key result
Flash point:
-7.5 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa

Details on measurements:

Flash point at atmospheric pressure [°C] Flash point, corrected to a pressure of 1013 mbar [°C]
Preliminary test -4 -3.5
First run -7.5 -7
Second run -8.5 -8
Mean value (of two runs)* -7.5

* rounded to +/- 0.5 °C

Interpretation of results:
Category 2 (highly flammable liquids) based on GHS criteria
Conclusions:
Flash point (EU method A.9): - 7.5 °C at 2013 hPa
Executive summary:

The flash point of the test item was determined according to EU test method A.9 [Directive 92/69/EEC, Official Journal L 383 A 1992] with the Abel method (closed cup).

Flash point (1013 mbar): - 7.5 °C

Description of key information

Flash point (EU method A.9): -7.5 °C at 1013 hPa

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Flash point at 101 325 Pa:
-7.5 °C

Additional information

The flash point of the test item was determined according to EU test method A.9 [Directive 92/69/EEC, Official Journal L 383 A 1992] with the Abel method (closed cup).

Flash point (1013 mbar): - 7.5 °C.

Classification according to REGULATION (EC) No. 1272/2008 (CLP) under consideration of the boiling point of 77 °C:

Flammable liquids Category 2 (Flas point < 23 °C; inigial boiling point > 35 °C)